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Last U.S. combat troops leave Vietnam on this day in 1972.

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It was on this day in 1944 during World War 11.

Lieutenant Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. perished in one of the first American 
fatalities associated with a pilotless aircraft, which we usually know today
as a drone or
unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The older brother of future
president, John F. Kennedy, was taking part in an extraordinary secret war
being waged across the English Channel with new generations of exotic
weapons.

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Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944)

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New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey resigned on this day in 2004,
declaring he’s gay.

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James Edward McGreevey turned 61 on August 6th.

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The Russian nuclear submarine Kursk sank and its 118-man
crew died during naval exercises in the Barents Sea on this
day in 2000.


Following salvage operations, analysts concluded that 23 sailors in the
sixth through ninth compartments had survived the two explosions. They
took refuge in the small ninth compartment and survived more than six
hours. When the oxygen ran low, crew members attempted to replace a
volatile
potassium superoxide chemical oxygen cartridge when it contacted
oily sea water that had seeped into the compartment. A resulting explosion
killed several crew members and triggered a flash fire that consumed the
remaining oxygen, suffocating the remaining survivors.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin lays flowers at the monument to the sailors who died in the Kursk disaster. 

 

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IT’S PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY ~

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SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown ordered all flags at public institutions
be flown at half-staff Tuesday for Peace Officers Memorial Day. The order is
in effect from sunrise to sunset.

Brown said …“I extend my sincere gratitude to all those who serve in our communities and have dedicated their lives to keeping Oregon safe.”

President Donald Trump also issued a federal proclamation that flags should
be flown at half-staff to honor the fallen heroes Tuesday.

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On this day in 1972, Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was shot by
Arthur Bremer (below) in Laurel,
MD while campaigning for the
United States presidency. Wallace was paralyzed by the shot.

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On this day in 1948, Israel was attacked by Transjordan, Egypt, Syria,
Iraq and Lebanon only hours after declaring its independence. 

    
    
    
   
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Defenders of Kibbutz Nirim in southern Israel after the battle.

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On this day in 1911, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the dissolution
of Standard Oil Company, ruling it was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.

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Standard Oil Refinery No. 1 in Cleveland, Ohio, 1897.

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Lyman Frank Baum, author of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," was
born on this day in 1856. He wrote a total of 14 novels in the Oz
series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems,
and at least 42 scripts.

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June Carter Cash (Valerie June Carter)
June 23, 1929 – May 15, 2003)

June Carter Cash was a singer, songwriter, actress, dancer,
comedian, and author who was a member of the
Carter
Family
and the second wife of singer Johnny Cash.

June died in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 73, from
complications following heart-valve replacement surgery,
surrounded by her family including her husband of 35
years.

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Johnny and June Carter Cash.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama on this day
in 1963.

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On this day in 1784, the American Continental ratified a peace treaty
with England ending the Revolutionary War.

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On this day in 1943, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt flew from Miami, FL, to French Morocco where he met with British Prime
Minister Winston Churchill to discuss World War II.  Roosevelt
became the first U.S. President to fly in an airplane while in office.

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President Franklin D Roosevelt (seated on the left) and Passengers 
during First Official Presidential Airplane Flight.

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Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married on this day in
1954. The marriage only lasted nine months.

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NBC-TV’s "Today" show premiered on this day in 1952 with host
Dave Garroway.

Today‘s dominance was virtually unchallenged by the other networks until the
late 1980s, when it was overtaken by ABC‘s Good Morning America.

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David Cunningham "Dave" Garroway (July 13, 1913 – July 21, 1982)

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Decision made on this day in 2000.

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Elián González turned 24 December 6.

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Mrs. Nellie Taylor Ross was sworn in as the Governor of
Wyoming on this day in 1925. She was the first female
Governor in the United States and
was in office until
January 3, 1927  

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Nellie Davis Taylor Ross
(November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977)

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U.S. Representative Sonny Bono died in a skiing accident on this
day in 1998.

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Pete Rose admitted to betting on baseball on this day in 20004.

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Peter Edward Rose Sr. turned 76 April 14.

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Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. is the debut studio album by Bruce
Springsteen
. It was produced by Mike Appel and Jim Cretecos during
July–September 1972 at the budget-priced
914 Sound Studios. It was
released on this day in 1973 by
Columbia Records to average sales
but positive critical reviews.

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen turned 68 September 23.

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